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Be the Designer Contest!


At ColorFX, we do our best to give you great ideas for printing, designing and marketing. Starting this month, we’ve decided to give you something more! We are proud to announce our first Blog Giveaway. One of our talented readers/designers will win a prize of $250 in printing services for designing a family holiday greeting card. See below for contest details. Continue Reading…

Direct Mail Services:We Design,Print & Mail it

Direct Mail ServicesHave you considered doing a direct mailer to promote your business?  Have you been deterred by the amount of time a campaign like this takes?  ColorFX offers an unbeatable direct mail service that will take all of the pressure of designing, printing and even sending your mailers off of your hands.  When it comes to designing your mailer, we offer 2 options: you can either have us design the mailer for you or you can upload your own via our website.  We will print your mailer on 14pt. Gloss Cover stock using our highest quality standards and great prices. Once the design and print process is complete all that is left is sending out your beautiful, high quality mailer.  If you send us your mailing list we will send the mailer using our competitive rates.  Overall, direct mail is a great way to get your message in the hands of potential clients.  Because we know you are a business owner and have a lot of things on your plate, we are dedicated to making the entire process of direct mail advertising as easy as possible from start to finish. Continue Reading…

Professional Business Card Design


If you’re an entrepreneur or you do a lot of business networking than you understands the importance of having a business card.  In fact, the business card is one of the most fundamental requirements for the average business man.  Unfortunately, it’s such a common scenario for someone to easily forget about you especially when people often create “forgettable” business cards. The common business card usually consists of a plain white card with the name of the person or company and basic contact information.  With everyone using such a similar format it is no wonder why most boring business cards find their way into the trash can.   This is why it is so important to make your card stand out from the sea of mundane business cards.

With that said, the challenge really is creating a business card that stands out but still maintains a professional demeanor.  Depending on how flexible you are in how you want to “portray” your image in your business card this will determine the design choices you have at your disposal.

We will be examining the following elements more closely:

  • Color Choices
  • Layout
  • Logo and Pictures
  • Typography and Font

Let’s dive into this concept some more and figure out how we can break down the business card design process from various prospective.
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IMI’s 6th Annual Security Printing Conference

The Information Management Institute (IMI) will be hosting the 6th Annual Security Printing conference on November 16-18, 2009 in Baltimore, MD. The conference will be addressing key issues and concerns regarding brand protection and secure printed documents. The conference will include presentations from Appleton, Buena Vista Resources, Elaine Bresnick Consulting, Eastman Kodak, FBI Laboratory, JOEL Global Product & Brand Security, Heidelberg, H.W. Sands, InData Systems, Lexmark International, Magellan Consulting, Methode Electronics, NAPHSIS, NTRERA, Optodot, Polyonics, Schenk Vision, Schofield Imaging Associates, SICPA, U.S. Secret Service and Xennia Technologies. For more information or registration visit Continue Reading…